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51a0296 – 3631   Choristoneura obsoletana (Walker, 1863)

Mark Dreiling - DNA
Genitalia: Canadian Entomologist, 124(1): 21; figs. 81-85.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tortrix obsoletana Walker, 1863
Tortrix sanbornana Robinson, 1869
Tortrix seminolana Kearfott, 1907
Cacoecia transiturana Walker, 1863
Lozotaenia vesperana Clemens, 1865
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dang, P.T., 1992. Morphological study of male genitalia with phylogenetic inference of Choristoneura Lederer (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). The Canadian Entomologist, 124(1): 7-48.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Choristoneura obsoletana
Jeff Hollenbeck
Choristoneura obsoletana
22mm – Jim Vargo
Choristoneura obsoletana
21mm – U. S. National Museum

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